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Pike Place Chowder

1530 Post Aly, Flagship Chowder House, Seattle, WA 98101-3520
+1 206-267-2537
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood bisque” (388 reviews)
“crab roll” (209 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
1530 Post Aly, Flagship Chowder House, Seattle, WA 98101-3520
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Reviewed yesterday

They have a lot of options and since we couldn't make up our mind we went with the sampler which is four 5 oz cups and it was perfect. The Seafood & New England were our favorites, incredible flavor, not too "fishy" tasting and beautifully...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jburbach
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had to stand in line for less than five minutes, so it was perfect fit a little lunch stop. The seared scallop chowder was divine!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank hfdubs
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have a food allergy so I can't eat the clam chowder : so why would a person with a seafood allergy have a good review for a chowder.place ? Because of the Lime and Coconut chowder. It was so amazingly delicious. I still dream...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Linda F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing chowder, we sampled a few different types and got lobster rolls. This is an absolute must if in Seattle, there will be a long line but trust me it’s worth the wait!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DaniP245
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Unbelievable. It is unbelievable that we left and drove all the way back to Vancouver, BC with only one bag of chowder. That was the best bowl(s) of clam chowder I’ve ever experienced; living in 3 countries and having my own killer chowder recipe...we were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TravelCOA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Connecticut dungenous crab roll I’ve ever had!! The Connecticut lobster roll and clam chowder were delicious as well!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Journey829253
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a very long line but it was worth it. The kids and I got New England bread bowls and my wife had the sampler. The New England Clam Chowder was very good (although I've had better once or twice in my life), but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PRMan99
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a line but it moved extremely quickly and there was a very personable & entertaining employee handing out menus to those waiting in line. We had a group of four and we tried a variety of chowders and they were all excellent although...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend this delicious chowder. Reasonably priced for the quality of the product. There seems to be a very long line everytime im there, which futher proves the desire for an amazing dish. There is open seating near the shop with opportunity for open air...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank leighelf
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a variety of clam chowders to choose from here. We had the smoked salmon chowder and the Manhattan-style chowder. Both were good! Line started early, but we got there shortly after opening, so it wasn't too bad. We went on clam chowder day...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank RainbowLlama
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August 24, 2017|
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Response from ncaronna7 | Reviewed this property |
Their clam chowder is flavored with bacon (which is pork), however there are several other seafood chowders that do not have bacon (pork); check their website menu for more details and/or can send an email to them for... More
August 24, 2017|
Response from jenttiem | Reviewed this property |
Some of the chowders have bacon and some have a pork sausage. They also have chowders with none of the above, ask your server which ones are without pork and they'll direct you to one that fits your preference. Enjoy!
August 22, 2017|
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Response from mlpistilli | Reviewed this property |
I believe they did have gf. They do post a menu and also have someone handing them out. You can probably get their menu on line! Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1530 Post Aly, Flagship Chowder House, Seattle, WA 98101-3520
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-267-2537
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Seattle's Pike Place Chowder cafe opened in 2003, offering up award-winning New England Clam Chowder as its signature dish, and continuing to develop original recipes that have taken first-place in dozens of coast-to- coast competitions. A second chowder house, launched in 2007 in the Pacific Place Shopping Center, offers an expanded menu including fish ‘n chips, po’boys and premium beers. The business draws thousands of visitors from around the globe and is listed among the Top Ten Must-Visit Seattle Eateries in dozens of food-and- travel media.
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